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July 2014
Laboratory News;Jul2014, p4
The article offers several information related to flavour. Topics discussed include the seven basic tastes to food, the degradation of man's sense of smell from birth to age 80, and the 10.6 billion U.S. dollar global revenue of flavours. Also mentioned are the number of cells in the olfactory epithelium of man, mouse and dog, the number of muscles in the human tongue and its length, and the number of taste buds in the human tongue.


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